Kennedy, Machida to Fight for the Troops

Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida will move to middleweight and face Army Green Beret Tim Kennedy in the main event of the UFC's upcoming Fight for the Troops event slated for November 6.

UFC president Dana White made the announcement Wednesday evening on FOX Sports 1's FOX Sports Live. The event is expected to air live on FOX Sports 1. Watch video

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In what's become the most hate-filled feud in the UFC, the fight will finally go down at UFC 194 in Las Vegas when Jose Aldo defends his featherweight title against Conor McGregor. Also, Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold will vie for middleweight title.
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Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, a featherweight title fight over a year in the making, finally goes down at UFC 194 in Las Vegas as part of the GO BIG seasonal campaign that features some of the biggest fights in UFC history.
Luke Rockhold's most recent win over Lyoto Machida ultimately resulted in his title shot against Chris Weidman at UFC 194 on Dec. 12.